Blog Disaster Relief – Mumbai

Mumbai Help, a blog that was set up for disasters in the Mumabai area, is serving as a central digital disaster relief source after the commuter train blasts. In the past two hours there have been 81 posts of people from all over the world trying to get in touch with relatives in the area. People in India have been locating relatives and posting their status. There are many other posts with updated news.

The site was established after heavy rains lead to disaster. It serves as a portal to learn about road conditions, rescue efforts, blood drives, food, water, etc.  Updates are coming fast. This may be a model blog that should be established for rapid disaster communication in any community.

 

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